The evidence has grown so strong for the best-documented probiotic strains that a generic digestive health claim should exist, according to a consensus statement from leading international researchers published this week in Nature Reviews: Gastroenterology...
A sum of $20mn CDN is set to be disbursed to universities and other
organizations involved in vitamins and food education in Canada, as
part of a class action lawsuit involving the price fixing of
vitamins in the 1980s and 1990s.
Martek DHA, approved for use in infant formula in Canada since
2002, has obtained federal consent for use at higher doses in a
variety of foods, paving the way for food companies to offer
products with greater omega-3 content.
Canada's Federal Court last week fined four leading vitamin
companies C$3.875 million (€2.5m) for their role in a price-fixing
conspiracy. Degussa, Lonza and Nepera and Reilly Industries of the
United States were all charged...
Brian Coburn, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for
the Canadian province of Ontario, has announced an investment
programme of C$646,000 to develop drying systems to manufacture new
nutraceutical and functional food...